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Annual Africa Sugar Conference
24 -25 April 2024
Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
24 -25 April 2024
Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya

11th Annual Africa Sugar Conference

Africa's premier event for the sugar and ethanol industry

Uncover new markets for sugar and new revenue streams

Network with sugar and ethanol industry leaders covering different sectors

Trade markets

  • Deep dive into global market movements and its implications for Africa
  • Special coverage of intra-African trade and its impact on the sugar industry
  • Africa sugar market developments and the next frontier 
  • Strategic sugar industry insights

Sugarcane Biorefinery

  • Key drivers for moving beyond sugar into a sugarcane biorefinery
  • Producing more than sugar - ethanol, electricity, pellets, biochemicals, and bionutrients, food grade carbon dioxide
  • Opportunities and challenges for ethanol production 
  • Cogeneration policy support needed


Trading sugar & ethanol

  • Hear from top sugar and ethanol traders on how the macro economic landscape is changing investments and sugar prices.
  • Find out how Africa’s major sugar markets are positioning themselves in global market
  • Trade agreements and export market dynamics
  • Sugar and ethanol price projections and hedging strategies 


  • Harness new opportunities in Africa sugar markets from digitalising sugar production
  • Capitalise on impactful sustainable sugar production
  • Sugar financing and investments
  • Pricing and supply chain
  • Spotlight on Africa’s sugar value chains; country-specific insights and developments


  • Sustainable sugarcane-based agriculture could play an important role in the economic development of Africa.
  • Sustainable cane production and commercial best practices
  • Sustainability, sugar tech and digitalisation - What is the current development in the region?
  • The influence of irrigation technologies on commercial farming, small holders and rural communities

Increase your yield

  • Best practices for efficiency and production
  • Sugar tech in the spotlight
  • Creating new markets
  • Continued focus on sugar diversification, with a deeper look at the roadmap for ethanol and co-generation

Abdul Rasheed Olayiwola

General Manager

BUA Group

Very enriching and always informative. It keeps one abreast of the developments in the sugar industry in Africa.